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Warning! This page contains spoilers about the movie Soul.
- "Everyone has a soul. Joe Gardner is about to find his."
Soul is the 23rd Pixar film, and is directed by Pete Docter and produced by Dana Murray. It was first announced on June 19, 2019. It was originally supposed be released on June 19, 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was delayed to November 20, 2020, and was released on December 25, 2020 on Disney+.
The film was also released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on March 23rd, 2021. The digital and physical releases included never-before-seen deleted scenes and commentary by directors Pete Docter, Kemp Powers, and producer Dana Murray.
Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and he is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe, confused for another soul counselor, must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, including 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, while trying to get back to New York in his body before it dies.
- Jamie Foxx as Joe Gardner
- Tina Fey as 22
- Graham Norton as Moonwind
- Rachel House as Terry
- Alice Braga and Richard Ayoade as Counselor Jerry
- Phylicia Rashad as Libba Gardner
- Donnell Rawlings as Dez
- Questlove as Curly
- Angela Bassett as Dorothea Williams
- Daveed Diggs as Paul
- Cora Champommier as Connie
- Wes Studi, Fortune Feimster and Zenobia Shroff as Counselor Jerry
- Margo Hall and Rhodessa Jones as Melba and Lulu
- June Squibb as Gerel
- Esther Chae as Miho
- Cody Chesnutt as street singer
- John Ratzenberger as an offscreen voice in Joe's memories (uncredited cameo)
- Disney’s ‘Soul’ Will Release with Special Features on DVD and Blu-ray! AllEars.net
- Graham Norton tweet, October 9, 2020.
- "New Trailer Debuts for Disney and Pixar's 'Soul,' Coming to Disney+ on December 25". 2020-10-15. https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/new-trailer-debuts-for-disney-and-pixars-soul-coming-to-disney-on-december-25/.
- Felperin, Leslie (October 11, 2020). "'Soul': Film Review | London 2020". The Hollywood Reporter. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/soul-film-review-london-2020.
- Pixar's 'Soul' Releases New Teaser Trailer (Watch)
- "Pixar's Soul Director Comments On John Ratzenberger's Mysterious Voice Cameo". December 26, 2020. https://amp.cinemablend.com/news/2560693/pixars-soul-director-comments-on-john-ratzenbergers-mysterious-voice-cameo.